Dr. Layla Kassem, PHD

Clinical PsychologyFemaleAge 62

Dr. Kassem
Accepting new patients

Malachite Institute for Behavioral Health, LLC

6931 Arlington Rd Bethesda, MD 20814

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(240) 802-2983

Dr. Layla Kassem, PHD is a Clinical Psychologist in Bethesda, MD and has over 9 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University Of Chicago medical school in 2012. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kassem to book an appointment.

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Dr. Kassem's conditions and procedures:

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Attack
  • Behavior Modification
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Counseling Services
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Family Counseling
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Grief
  • Grief Therapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Marital Counseling
  • Marital Therapy
  • Neuropsychological Testing
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Panic Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychological Disorders
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Relationship Issues
  • Stress
  • Stress Management

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(240) 802-2983

Dr. Kassem accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Card PPO
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CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna PPO
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Health Net PPO
Tricare PPO
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Dr. Layla Kassem, PHD is a Clinical Psychologist in Bethesda, MD and has over 9 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University...Read more


  • Clinical Psychology
  • Addiction and Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Addiction Psychology
  • Adult Development & Aging Psychology
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Cognitive & Behavioral Psychology
  • Counseling
  • Geriatric Psychology
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Individual Counseling
  • Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Psychological Genetics
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Psychology
  • Relationship Counseling


University Of Chicago
Medical School
Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Medical School
Mass Mental Hlth Ctr, Harvard Medical School
Internship Hospital
Ravenswood Hosp
Internship Hospital
University Of Chicago Hospitals
Internship Hospital
Illinois State Psych Inst
Internship Hospital
American University
Undergraduate School


  • English
  • Arabic
  • French

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What are Dr. Layla Kassem, PHD's top areas of care?

Dr. Kassem frequently treats Adjustment Disorder , Anxiety, and Anxiety Attack. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Kassem treats.

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Dr. Kassem's office is located at 6931 Arlington Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Layla Kassem, PHD speak?

Dr. Kassem speaks Arabic, French, and English. View profile to see all.

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Malachite Institute for Behavioral Health, LLC

Malachite Institute for Behavioral Health, LLC6931 Arlington Rd Bethesda, MD 20814